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    hello
    so i've nearly finished my GCSE exams and have chosen maths, further maths, physics and French as my options for next year, but i'm having doubts as apparently they're all really hard and require lots of extra work (although all A Levels do i guess)

    can anyone tell me how they've found these subjects? even better if you do all four
    thanks!
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    hello
    so i've nearly finished my GCSE exams and have chosen maths, further maths, physics and French as my options for next year, but i'm having doubts as apparently they're all really hard and require lots of extra work (although all A Levels do i guess)

    can anyone tell me how they've found these subjects? even better if you do all four
    thanks!
    I am currently doing Maths, Further Maths, Additional Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics, and Spanish. In general, it is very difficult to deal with. Spanish isn't something that you can revise last minute but the speaking goes really well and as long as you practise writing essays, you don't really need to do that much self-study. I would recommend looking at and memorising topical vocabulary but other than that you should be fine. The listening is the same and some say easier than GCSE.

    Half of the Physics course is really easy as long as you're good at maths but the electricity section is challenging so if you start revising from around Christmas time, (and I'm talking light revision like maybe a few hours a week) then an A at AS level is well within reach.

    Maths and Further maths are definitely the hardest in my opinion (and I prefer maths and find it more interesting than Physics or Spanish). Practise past papers and sometimes try to get ahead of what you're being taught especially when it comes to C4.

    You do need to work hard and focus in lessons but as long as you try hard, you'll be getting your As/A*s
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    I've done maths, further maths and physics (just finishing A2 year).

    From my experience you don't need to do any extra work outside of homework until the Easter holidays, which is when I started doing past papers.

    I can't speak for French but don't listen to people saying the others are really hard, because if you do enough past papers they become easy.
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    hello
    so i've nearly finished my GCSE exams and have chosen maths, further maths, physics and French as my options for next year, but i'm having doubts as apparently they're all really hard and require lots of extra work (although all A Levels do i guess)

    can anyone tell me how they've found these subjects? even better if you do all four
    thanks!
    Physics and maths are fine. Can't really speak for French as I don't take it. However, adding in further maths will make you cry buckets as you run around like a headless chicken come exam time.

    Said headless chicken is me at the moment.

    No really, all the applied maths modules are hell; core is fine.
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    PS: Don't take biology, it sucks
 
 
 
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